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Painful bump on soft palate

A female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 37 years experience
Difficult to: say without it being examined. See your dentist asap for diagnosis and treatment advise.
Dr. Scott Terry
Dentistry 29 years experience
Need to get an exam!: There are so many things that it could be from your description. It is best for you to get an exam from a dentist. Knowing what it is is important, pl... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Examination: So many possibilities from a simple cut/scrape or burn, to more serious infection, to a neoplasm. Literally hundreds ion possibilities. Cannot make ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Needs to be seen: A number of things. The important thing is to know what it is and not what it could be. I suggest that you have him\her seen by a pediatrician or pedo... Read More
Dr. Jeannine Weiss
Pediatric Dentistry 28 years experience
Salivary gland issue: Occasional there can be a stone formation, or a small infection on a gland. Depending on the location- aphthous ulcers can create a painful situation ... Read More
Dr. David Padula
Dentistry 34 years experience
Salivary gland?: There can be fluid formed lesions that are formed by the minor salivary glands on palate. Cannot diagnose without direct exam and should be looked a... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Now try Oral Surgeon: Have your lesion properly diagnosed by an oral surgeon. Once it is determined what it is, the necessary course of treatment will be recommended. Self ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Small bump: Hundreds of reasons for a bump in the mouth. Determine exactly what's growing on your soft palate, the cause of the lesion, whether it is benign or ma... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Synanswered
Dentistry 38 years experience
More than one likely: There are more than one type or mouth sores usually related to hiv. Most have more to do with being immunosupressed- like candidiasis (ulcers caused b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Similar but not cxpx: There is a childhood illness that goes around each summer known as hand/foot/mouth disease. The child gets lesions in the mouth like the ones you desc... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Bumps: What you do is easy. Pick up the phone and call your dentist for an examination. Probably nothing, but your dentist will have to see you to be able... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Office visit needed: There are many possibilities and any attempt to diagnose it over the internet without even being able to see what it looks like would be senseless and... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Salivary glands: You probably bumped or scraped one of them and it became inflamed and swollen. It should go away on its own. Do not go poking at it. Can happen when e... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Gland: It may be a partially blocked minor salivary gland. Make an appointment with an Oral Surgeon and have something to eat just before you go. And if yo... Read More

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